Nike On Air Winning Sneaker Designs Revealed
In May of last year, 18 finalist were narrowed down to six winners. Each winner worked with Nike designers to develop their own Nike Air Max. Today we finally have a final look of the shoe designs, inspired by community workshops in New York City, London, Seoul, Paris, Shanghai and Tokyo. Nike will begin to release the developer’s creation in April at select Nike retailers.
Check out the full collection and stories below.
Air Max 97 London Summer of Love
Designed By: Jasmine Lasode
Lasode’s Nike Air Max 97 London of Summer of Love celebrates summer in the city and love, with a personal memory – a first date spent on Primrose Hill as her inspiration.
Nike Air Max 97 “SH Kaleidoscope”
Designed By: Cash Ru
The Nike Air Max 97 SH Kaleidoscope reflects Ru’s impression of the clouds floating along Shanghai’s skies as they shift and dissipate to create new forms and shapes.
Nike Air Max 97 “Neon Seoul”
Designed By: Gwang Shin
Shin’s Nike Air Max 97 Neon Seoul is inspired by his city’s neon signs, complete with matte black body, vibrant colors and contours inspired by the Taaeguk symbol on Seoul’s flag.
Nike Air VaporMax Plus ” Paris Works in Progress”
Designed By: Lou Matheron
Photographs of an under-construction Parisian courthouse inspired Matheron’s concept for her Nike Air VaporMax Plus “Paris Works in Progress”, reimagining the colors and materials from the job site.
Nike Air Max 1 “Tokyo Maze”
Designed By: Yuta Takuman
Takuman’s Nike Air Max 1 Tokyo Maze honors the dizzying urban labyrinth of colorful tube lines that shoot beneath Tokyo, Embossed leather represents the city’s concrete surface, while the red bubble pays homage to the iconic Tokyo Tower.
Nike Air Max 98 “La Mezcla”
Designed By: Gabrielle Serrano
Serrano’s Nike Air Max 98 La Mezcla represents the diverse complexions of NYC that combine race, ethnicity and cultural background, highlighting what makes the city special, it’s people.
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